The Great Mazurian Lake District is one of the most beautiful places in Poland and offers excellent tourist and recreational attractions. It is called The Land of One Thousand Lakes although there are twice as many lakes here. Some of those lakes are well connected through picturesque rivers and canals, creating long trails many kilometers in length. The most famous canals is the Elblag Canal using an unique system of inclined planes allowing travelling by ship on the land.

The region is also famous for its forests and numerous parks and reservoirs. You can see here rolling hills filled with countless lakes, surrounded by wild forests. Moreover, you can visit well-preserved, magnificent gothic castles, churches and palaces. Poland boasts 100 amazing monuments of which 16 can be found in Mazury .